In his first campaign for City Council, Cardenas heard from families all over the valley who felt their neighborhoods were shortchanged by City Hall. As a City Councilman, Cardenas worked to ensure valley families received their share of City services and funding. As a Congressman, Cardenas will continue his commitment to make sure our Valley communities are never left behind.
Tony delivered the resources needed to keep Valley communities safe, helping to open new LAPD stations in Van Nuys, Mission Area, Mission Hills, and the Valley Communications Dispatch Center and the new LAPD Operations-Valley Bureau in Panorama City.
Under state lottery reforms pioneered by Cardenas, California classrooms have received $1 billion in new textbooks and classroom materials.
Cardenas secured more than $650 million for new school construction in Los Angeles to help relieve overcrowding in our kids' classrooms. His reforms brought 78,000 new classroom seats to Los Angeles and 15 universal playgrounds that are user-friendly for children with special needs